The Night Was Cold.

Standing out in the sand, I could hear the crickets dancing through the night. A thousand brilliant stars enveloped the summer night. The frequent breezes brought chills and never ending chills upon my skin as I took shelter in my warm fuzzy blanket. The tide had started to rise. The repeated sound of ocean waves washing…

Jump

Standing there just me and her. Shivering on the ledge of the pool. Getting ready to do something so trivial but with so much meaning and importance. The drops of water on our bodies trickled down on our heavily-sun screened-skin and onto to the tiles like pigment from watercolors spreads on water-washed-watercolor paper. We were…

Summer Pool

I stepped out into my backyard sliding the shiny glass door behind me. The June sun glared at me as I tip-toed on the rough, hot tiles as if they were hot coals. The smell of sunscreen lingered behind me as I admired my bright blue pool which sparkled in the light of the sun….

Snow

  I was sitting in my kindergarten classroom with my purple winter jacket curled up around me. From the window I could see the Texas flag with its lone star flailing wildly in the winter wind. When I touched the glass of the window, my hand with leave an imprint with the fog. Suddenly, I…